Basic Course on Chemotherapy for Nurses (Cebu City)

Date: November 27, 2012
Location: Cebu City (To Be Announced)

Target Group: Oncology nurses and nurses in cancer centers, chemotherapy units and breast cancer clinics who want to acquire or enhance their basic competencies in oncology nursing; OR/Nursing/CSSD Staff/Dental Assistant


Description: This is a one-day seminar which covers the principles of chemotherapy; safety standards required during the preparation, administration and storage of chemotherapeutic agents; and, nursing management for patients undergoing chemotherapy. It aims to train and increase nurses’ competency level by providing them basic knowledge and skills in the field of oncology nursing

Objectives:  At the end of the training session, participants should be able to:

  1. Explain the role of chemotherapy as a therapeutic modality in cancer care
  2. Discuss the mechanisms of actions of commonly used chemotherapeutic agents;
  3. Identify the safety precautions associated with the preparation, administration, and storage of chemotherapeutic agents;
  4. Recognize the prioritization of nursing care for patients on chemotherapy;
  5. Discuss patient education needs of patients on chemotherapy; and,
  6. Demonstrate correct administration of chemotherapy.

Course language: American English

Course organizer: Philippine Oncology Nurses Association and Aesculap Academy


Marichen A. Dychangco, MAN, RN
President, Philippine Oncology Nurses Association

Cecilia Pena, MAN, RN
Mariano Torres, RN
John Tito Abordo, RN

Endorsement: Philippine Oncology Nurses Association

Participation fee: 1200 PHP

Participation fee hint
Non-PONA members: PhP 1,200
PONA members: PhP 1,000

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